Every employee, no matter what position they are in, the level they are at in their career, or for whom they work, is entitled to a safe and non-hostile work environment. If a work environment becomes hostile, that employee is entitled to pursue legal action. But, you may wonder, what does and does not constitute… Read More

Federal and state laws protect employees from hostile work environments. What qualifies as a hostile work environment, though, is not always clear. Employees who feel intimidated, scared, or distressed often need clarity about whether they are trapped in a hostile work environment. It is important to understand that many different people can create a hostile… Read More

What is considered a hostile work environment in California? It goes by many names, but the conditions and impact are the same: a workplace is so stressful that it begins to impact employees’ physical and mental health, instills fear, and causes decreased job satisfaction. Many people have challenging jobs, and many more probably feel as… Read More

How long do I have to file a sexual harassment lawsuit in California? According to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the statute of limitations for filing a claim alleging sexual harassment in California is one (1) year from the date of the last incident of sexual harassment. If a victim files with… Read More

What California Employees Need to Know About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace The Harvey Weinstein scandal has sparked the #MeToo movement, with women all over the world sharing their experiences of sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal under both state and federal law. Sexual harassment may include unwanted touching… Read More